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by Craig
Sat Aug 13, 2022 10:10 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Are there any kick-ass breweries I'm missing?
Replies: 12
Views: 236

Re: Are there any kick-ass breweries I'm missing?

I had a Willi IS last night. It's called Limbo, and I liked it a ton.

They also had two West coast IPAs when I ordered last week, which was so nice. I really like that brewery.
by Craig
Fri Jul 15, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Amsterdam Brewery
Replies: 47
Views: 18548

Re: Amsterdam Brewery

That's a pretty low price:earnings ratio, isn't it? I wonder how that compares to other brewery sales.
by Craig
Thu Jul 07, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5069
Views: 1412835

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

I had a couple of those. They were fine, but didn't really do it for me. To each their own and all that.
by Craig
Sun Jul 03, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5069
Views: 1412835

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

https://www.lcbo.com/en/bourgogne-des-f ... lond-25314

I had a couple of these yesterday. They're pretty nice.
by Craig
Fri Jul 01, 2022 11:28 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1111

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

I got some 10W30 not that long ago:
Craig wrote: Wed Dec 22, 2021 4:05 pm I snagged a 10w30 (and a 666) for old times sake when I was in the LCBO recently. I wonder if they've tweaked this over the years? It's pretty darn good, I could drink more of these.
I went in with muted expectations but came away very pleased.
by Craig
Thu Jun 30, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1111

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

I just happen to have had a Two Hearted in the last month or so, and it's still great. I do wonder if it's been tweaked a little bit though, it didn't quite have the hop bite I remember from many moons ago. That could just be me and my memory, of course. I wonder how it's rep is holding up in the US...
by Craig
Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:12 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1111

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

There are plenty of examples of beers that have been largely unchanged for decades that are still excellent. Heck, many of my favourite beers fall in that category. Rochefort 10 is and always will be outstanding. So anything made back then that stacked up against those things I think you have to con...
by Craig
Tue Jun 21, 2022 11:22 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Portland, ME
Replies: 11
Views: 5696

Re: Portland, ME

I prefer the 2 North from Burlington to the ferry, personally. Fun little drive.

But if you really want scenic, make sure you take the 302 through the white mountains.
by Craig
Fri May 20, 2022 8:45 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16916
Views: 2611920

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I feel attacked! :lol:
by Craig
Wed May 18, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation
Replies: 1155
Views: 286793

Re: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation

Another bourbon offer. https://www.lcbo.com/en/collections/spi ... ayout=card

I'm stocking up on the Weller at 40 bucks a bottle. Terrific bargain.
by Craig
Wed May 18, 2022 11:34 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16916
Views: 2611920

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Totally! Dab at 2.40 a tallboy is a cottage staple for me.
by Craig
Sat Apr 23, 2022 2:22 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat
Replies: 28
Views: 1561

Re: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat

I think you've nailed it. I've thought about this a bit and I also think there's a pricing thing at play here. If you want a crazy sour or a hazy fruity IPA in name only, you pretty much have to pay craft prices and seek it out from bars or breweries directly. Traditional styles are (mostly) easier ...
by Craig
Thu Apr 21, 2022 10:26 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat
Replies: 28
Views: 1561

Re: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat

Nice to see some coverage from the Globe, thanks for sharing. People have been warning that the reckoning is coming for the craft scene for a long time now, so I guess I'm not surprised it's finally happening. If anything, it's going a lot slower than I would have thought. It'll be interesting to se...
by Craig
Fri Apr 15, 2022 6:29 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: East Lansing, MI
Replies: 5
Views: 1332

Re: East Lansing, MI

I dunno, while there certainly are plenty of breweries in industrial areas, most towns of any size in Ontario I can think of include at least a brewery or two downtown.